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Biographer profiles scientist-explorer of northeast Alaska

In the early 1990s, Janet Collins was hiking in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge when she saw “Camp 163” labeled on her map. Intrigued,...

Automotive dealers bring Chrysler training to Alaska

Want to work on the Dodge Challenger? Or a Jeep Wrangler? Maybe that rare winterized Maserati or Alfa Romeo?Through a new partnership between Fiat...
Former Justice Center director André Rosay, now the associate dean of Academic and Student Affairs in UAA’s College of Health, helped establish the Alaska Justice Information Center in 2015.

How UAA’s Justice Information Center is using data to help policymakers

In 2010, Alaska’s lawmakers were working to overhaul the state’s criminal justice reform system. At the time, former Governor Sean Parnell was launching his...

Wolves a defining part of Alaska landscape

The wolf tracks appeared as they always do, as a surprise.On a day between fall and winter, with the leaves fallen and browning but...

Counting sheep in the Chugach Mountains

As a wildlife field technician, Luke Metherell combines job, hobby and homework on weeklong backpacking trips in the mountains.A biology student at University of...

Algae’s athletic role in glacier melt

Life exists everywhere you look. Even on glacier ice, home to inch-long worms, snow fleas, bacteria and algae.When gathered by the millions on the...
Kathryn Ohle, assistant professor of early childhood education, and her project partner Jennifer McKay, assistant professor in the UAA/APU Consortium Library, along with their student assistant Tia Shira (center), spent the summer curating book collections for newly graduated UAA teachers. (Photo by James Evans / University of Alaska Anchorage)

Hooking it up: UAA professors connect new teachers with classroom libraries

For new teachers, there are many challenges during their first year in the classroom. But before the first day of school bell even rings,...

Finding far-north lynx den part of cycle study

In her study of one of the farthest north lynx populations in North America this summer, Claire Montgomerie used her ears. While looking at...
A UAA School of Nursing cohort at the Kodiak Outreach Site take a minute for a class a picture. Photo courtesy of Margaret Draskovich.

From associate to bachelor’s: How UAA’s School of Nursing is answering Kodiak’s health care...

In 1977, Margie Mete was a young nurse who had recently graduated with her nursing diploma. Like many young nurses of her time, she...

With an impending nursing shortage, UAA’s School of Nursing steps up to the plate

In the United States, health care is one of the fastest growing job sectors in the country. According to the U.S. Department of Labor...

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